Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #19748
 
Narrowly, City of Wichita Favors Adding Fluoride to Drinking Water:

In a referendum today, 09/27/12, the city of Wichita passes by a small margin a ballot question that would add fluoride to the city's public water supply, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KWCH-TV. Democrats support the measure, Republican oppose. Parents support the measure, those without children split. The least educated voters oppose the measure 2:1. The most educated voters support the measure 2:1. Cell-phone and home-phone respondents were included in this research. Opposition to ballot measures typically increases as election day approaches.

 
On the Wichita Fluoride Ballot Question, which would add flouride to the city water supply, are you ...? Certain to vote yes? Certain to vote no? Or not certain?
532 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationIdeologyParentEducationIncome
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Yes46%51%41%38%51%50%41%46%47%47%34%53%**54%45%40%54%48%35%49%61%53%42%26%43%60%43%40%57%
No40%40%39%48%37%35%41%42%37%41%33%34%**27%41%48%27%41%51%41%19%36%42%53%42%30%40%42%36%
Not Certain14%9%19%13%12%14%18%12%16%12%33%12%**19%14%12%18%11%14%10%20%11%16%21%15%10%17%19%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%48%52%22%29%29%20%51%49%73%11%14%3%7%93%49%33%17%39%37%21%40%60%23%33%44%32%35%33%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.